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The move lasts through the month of January, when India’s capital is often thick with haze, the Hindustan Times reports.
The tea vendors of India’s capital, many of whom are migrants, struggle to survive in a fast-changing city, Al Jazeera reports.
India’s capital may reinstate temporary restrictions on vehicles, the Times of India says.
The prohibition follows recent moves by London and Paris to ban or limit older vehicles from city roads, the Times of India and NPR report.
A protest cut water service to much of India’s capital, highlighting the vulnerability of the city’s water system, The Telegraph reports.
Street hawkers in India’s capital fear a repeat of earlier rules that imposed heavy fines and limited outdoor cooking, Al Jazeera reports.
A scheme to clean the air by banning half the city’s drivers each day has not been vetted, Dinesh Mohan writes in the Indian Express.
The Indian capital will impose restrictions on cars and trucks, shutter some coal plants and expand bus service, the Wall Street Journal reports.
All ill-planned bus-rapid transit network in India’s capital aggravated motorists by increasing traffic and delays, The Hindu reports.
Google, Facebook and Vodafone are among the companies eager to partner with Delhi on its plan for free citywide Wi-Fi, the Economic Times reports.
Seven of the new cities would be ready by 2019, but critics worry that unelected CEO-mayors would favor corporations, Scroll.in reports.
Plastic bags clog drains and waterways in India’s capital despite a prohibition on their manufacture, sale and use, the New Indian Express reports.
Both cities launched forms of participatory budgeting that give everyday citizens a bigger say in municipal spending, FutureGov Asia reports.
Diesel-fueled cars and trucks more than ten years old are no longer welcome in the Indian capital, The Indian Express and NDTV report.
New safety measures include smartphone apps and plainclothes female officers on metro cars, CityMetric reports.
Jaypee Greens Sports City is designed to accommodate Formula One auto racing, cricket and other recreational activities, according to the Jaypee Group.
It’s hoped that measuring and publicizing air-pollution levels will spur policymakers into action, Voice of America reports.
After years of denial, the Indian capital is coming to terms with its dirty air, the New York Times reports.
India’s capital faces a waste management meltdown unless it boosts recycling and composting of refuse, the Hindustan Times reports.